Author: David Forshee

8 ways to optimize your remote sound editing setup

April 26, 2017 by David Forshee in How-To

Sound editing on-the-go? Try these tips for a faster, more streamlined workflow. While I always plan on doing my sound editing work on a desktop computer over speakers in my edit suite, there will always be times when having a reliable portable rig is incredibly useful and necessary. Inevitably, there …

Top 6 Pro Tools Shortcuts to Streamline Your Sound Editing Workflow

February 27, 2017 by David Forshee in How-To, Lists

Mastering Pro Tools keyboard shortcuts is an essential skill for sound editors and designers that want to work quickly. Speed is not the ultimate goal, of course, but with the speed that comes from an obsession with keyboard shortcuts you are able to realize your ideas more quickly. When these …

Sound Design With Iris 2 + The Hybrid Library

June 3, 2015 by David Forshee in Sound Design

As a sound designer for independent film, I look for tools that get the job done quickly while not hindering the creative workflow that is at the core of what I do. With Iris 2, iZotope has improved upon what was already one of my favorite tools for sound design. There …

How Matt Piersall of GL33k Works

December 3, 2014 by David Forshee in How I Work, Interviews

The Pro Sound Effects How I Work series (inspired by Lifehacker) asks Hybrid Library owners what inspires them and what tools and routines help them get work done from day to day. This interview is How I Work #1 – see below for other interviews in the series. Name: Matt Piersall Occupation: Game …

How This Brooklyn Sound Designer Is Making It in Indie Film

November 17, 2014 by David Forshee in Interviews, Sound Design

Sound Design Spotlight interview featuring Ryan Billia from Rumble Audio (Brooklyn, NY) Pro Sound Effects spent a day with indie film sound designer, Ryan Billia, to capture the creative spirit of storytelling through sound design and technology. In this video, Ryan: Shows us his one-stop audio post facility Rumble Audio in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, …

2014 International Music + Sound Awards Finalists Announced

June 11, 2014 by David Forshee in Awards

The finalists for this year’s PSE-sponsored International Music+Sound Awards can now be revealed. The panel of esteemed judges (full list can be seen at www.masawards.com/international) have selected the list of finalists, which now forms the industries’ official line-up of the best in media music and sound design production worldwide from …

Sound Effects Library Upgrade Paths

May 21, 2014 by David Forshee in Sound Effects

From time to time, we will offer you Upgrade Paths for your library. Upgrades consist of large volumes of sound effects designed to further expand your selection and make sure you have access to the latest, greatest and most useful sound effects on an ongoing basis. Some clients occasionally confuse …

The Pro Sound Effects Master Library

April 16, 2014 by David Forshee in Sound Effects, Uncategorized

We are psyched to release what we like to consider an EPIC video of our fully-updated and loaded 1.5 TB Pro Sound Effects Master Library! Here are a few new features and items of note: New Feature! Updated – based on user feedback, we’ve added over 20,000 new sound effects …

NAB 2014 Wrap-Up: Avid Connect, Competition Winners and more!

April 16, 2014 by David Forshee in Trade Shows

Team PSE was in full effect in Sin City last week – here’s a quick recap of our exploits: We sponsored the innagural Avid Connect event. Between the potentially groundbreaking reveal of AvidEverywhere, the various talks by industry insiders, the partner showcase, and the sick blowout parties including performances by Nile …

Hybrid Animal Sound Design Competition Winners

April 15, 2014 by David Forshee in Contests

Thanks to all that participated in the first ever (to our knowledge) Hybrid Animal Sound Design Competition! There were nearly 190 incredible entries from many very talented sound designers. We were beyond impressed with the creativity and enthusiasm on display in the competition. The winners took home over $6,000 in …